COVID-19 Game Plan as of 3/17/2020
To all our Friendly Harbor members, supporters, potential members and others in need of support,
Good day to you all! Covid-19 is making for some difficult times! But we will get through these times with each other!
The Friendly Harbor wants to do what is best for everyone. We do not want to put anyone at physical health risk by putting our heads in the sand. And we do not want to withdraw emotional support and contribute to feelings of isolation, helplessness, or fear.
So here is our plan: for the foreseeable future, our doors will be locked, but our support services will continue. To protect both members and employees, and still provide support, we are available by phone. We are working on ways to hold virtual support groups, and will post these when ready to go live. In addition, we have a Warm line you can call to reach a Peer Specialist between the hours of 8am – 8pm. If you need to speak to somebody outside of those hours, we strongly recommend you to please use the 24Hour Crisis Living Room number. Please stay safe and stay healthy.
Peer Specialist Warm Line: 719-621-7815.
To Ask for an Appointment: 719-545-2564
24 Hours Crisis Living Room: 719-545-2746
Thank you very much and stay safe!!
Friendly Harbor Staff
Who We Serve
We are here to serve all adults in Southern Colorado who have a mental health or a substance use condition, or who know and care about someone with such a condition (such as family, other supporters and community organizations).
If you want to talk informally about mental health or substance issues without concerns about confidentiality or stigmatization, we are the place for you. Maybe you are wondering if you have a clinical depression or if your anxiety is ‘normal.’ Maybe you are having thoughts that disturb you, but don’t want to talk with your doctor about them. We welcome you to visit with one of our peer specialists.
What We Provide
The Friendly Harbor Community Center actively works to counter the effects of stigma by supporting recovery of its members, and speaking to and collaborating with family members, supporters of those with a mental condition, organizations such as Pueblo County Department of Social Services, Probation Department, Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo and Health Solutions mental health center, and District Court Judges, Pueblo County citizens at large, and others.
The Friendly Harbor provides Peer Recovery Coaching by trained peer specialists with lived experience and recovery. Our Peer Recovery Coaches offer a non-judgmental ear, confidential problem-solving discussions, and emotional support as clients tackle difficult issues.
56% of American adults with a mental illness do not receive treatment.
- Spaghetti Dinner Socials
- Creative Arts Group
- Movie Nights
- Family Support Group
- Stress Management
- Recovery Skill Building
- Cooking Group
Monthly & Weekly Activities
The following activities are designed to promote mental health wellness as well as provide a means of stepping out of your comfort zone and enjoying yourself with those of like minds.
We currently offer many different support groups led by our peer specialists that meet weekly.
Stop by the Harbor and pick up a calendar, or feel free to download and print one below. We also offer an online calendar for social activities such as Spaghetti Dinner Socials and Movie and Mic Nights.